Yesterday, Jake Oswalt posted an article about the tools displayed by Gregory Polanco. Hours later, on Opening Night in the Dominican Winter League, Polanco put on a show with those tools. In his team's 4-1 victory, he hit a three-run home run in the fifth inning, added a single and a walk, plus threw out two runners at home plate. The home run had a couple Pirates from this season involved. It was given up by Atahualpa Severino, who spent most of this season with Indianapolis. The runners that were on base already, were put on by Jose Contreras, who spent half of his season playing at four different levels in the Pirates organization.

Polanco was the star on Opening Day in the Dominican

On Friday, we listed the Pirates players on the early rosters released for the Dominican. Two oth...

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